Captain Karen Baetzel
Captain Karen Baetzel is an internationally recognized thought leader and trainer on confident leadership using lessons she has learned in over 30 years as a commissioned Naval officer, corporate executive, and founder of BattleAxe Consulting Services. Karen trains leaders at high performing organizations such as NASA, Microsoft, U.S. Departments of State and Defense, and was honored in 2015, as one of the nation’s top 101 Leadership Speakers by New York Times best-selling author, Kevin Kruse. At her retirement from the U.S. Navy, Karen was and remains one of the few aviators of either gender to be qualified as an aircraft commander certified to fly helicopters, propeller, and jet aircraft. Sharpen your confidence with a little help from BattleAxe!
Find the Real Thing
Ever feel like you just don’t know what you are doing? Do you “fake it ’til you make it" as a regular habit? Is your confidence "counterfeit” leaving you feeling hollow and ineffective? Join Karen as she teaches us her secrets on how to build true equity in ourselves with this innovative leadership presentation on developing your authentic self for real confidence and real success for life and work.
Leading and Following In a Challenging World
This creative dialogue will engage, inform, and equip you to think not only what it means to be an effective leader, but also an effective follower. In both high and low stake situations, at work and at social gatherings, we all move in and out of being leaders and followers. What does it mean as a leader to command confidence, trust, and respect? What does it mean to practice good followership to advance personal and work goals? Learn how to be the best you can be with action steps you can use now for piloting your life to new heights!
It’s playtime! Come join me for a series of playful physical & emotional exercises that will break you out of your shell, and open your heart and mind to increase your speaking and stage confidence. Learn to retrain your brain from the FEAR of speaking to the LOVE of speaking and sharing the message of you! Get rid of your speech jitters in fun and creative ways! Come prepared to play!
TONI COLEMAN BROWN
The podcasting orbit is exploding right now. This workshop is for leaders who are seeking to expand their thought leadership to new audiences, build their brand, and simply get their message to the masses all via the world of podcasting.
In this workshop session participants can expect to learn:
Effective stagecraft is an advanced and underutilized speech technique that will improve your speeches immeasurably. In this interactive presentation, learn how to keep your audiences engaged and listening using proven acting techniques, storytelling, and rich content.
(see below for agenda)
|7:45-8:30 AM||Registration and Welcome (Breakfast)|
|8:30-11:00 AM||Business Meeting|
|11:00-11:15 AM||Break for Networking & Socializing|
|11:15-12:00 PM||Message from Region 9 International Director Radhi Spear|
|12:00-12:45 PM||Lunch & Parade of Banners Videos|
|12:45-1:45 PM||Keynote - Karen Baetzel - Counterfeit Confidence - Find the Real Thing|
|1:45-2:00 PM||Break for Networking & Socializing|
|2:00-3:00 PM||Educational Workshops|
|Interpersonal and Strategic Communication|
Lada Lys'niak - Play your way to Confidence and Become a better speaker
Jacqueline McIntyre, Ruby Baker and Warren Bubb - Motivate to Listen
|Technology and Leadership|
Toni Coleman Brown - Amplify Your Leadership Message With A Podcast
|3:00-3:20 PM||Break for Networking & Socializing|
|3:20-4:30 PM||Evaluation Contest|
|4:30-5:15 PM||Dinner & Raffle|
|5:15-6:15 PM||Keynote - Karen Baetzel - Commanding Confidence - Leading and Following In a Challenging World|
|6:15-6:35 PM||Break for Networking & Socializing|
|6:40-8:00 PM||International Speech Contest|
|8:00-8:20 PM||Contestant Interviews|
|8:20-8:35 PM||Installation of the New Leadership Team|
|8:40-8:50 PM||Contest Awards|
|9:00-9:30 PM||Appreciation and Closure|
102-05 Ditmars Blvd
East Elmhurst, NY 11369